India records 16,752 COVID-19 cases in past 24 hours; biggest single-day jump in 30 days
The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 1,07,75,169, which translates to a national COVID-19 recovery rate of 97.10 percent
New Delhi: India's COVID-19 tally climbed to 1,10,96,731 on Sunday with 16,752 new infections, the highest in the last 30 days, according to Union health ministry data.
The death toll mounted to 1,57,051 with 113 fresh fatalities, the data updated at 8 am showed.
The country had recorded 18,855 new infections on 29 January.
The active caseload further increased to 1,64,511. It constitutes 1.48 percent of the total infections, the data stated.
The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 1,07,75,169, which translates to a national COVID-19 recovery rate of 97.10 percent. The case fatality rate stands at 1.42 percent.
India's COVID-19 tally had crossed the 20-lakh mark on August 7, 30 lakh on August 23, 40 lakh on September 5 and 50 lakh on September 16. It went past 60 lakh on September, 70 lakh on October 11, crossed 80 lakh on October 29, 90 lakh on November 20 and surpassed the one-crore mark on December 19.
According to the Indian Council of Medical Research, 21,62,31,106 samples had been tested until 27 February with 7,95,723 being tested on Saturday.
The vaccination drive began on 16 January this year and is currently underway for front-line and health care workers, and people aged 45 years and above
The nationwide COVID-19 tally rose to 1,25,89,067 while the toll increased to 1,65,101 with 478 new fatalities, health ministry data showed
Containment ops sub-optimal in Satara, Sangli and Aurangabad, says Centre's report to Maharashtra govt
The Central teams found an 'acute shortage of healthcare workforce' in seven districts, including Satara, Palghar, Jalgaon and Jalna, the report said